I have been working at Guttmacher Institute full-time
Guttmacher is an absolutely top-notch place to work. The brilliance, intellectual rigor, and commitment of the staff can't be overstated, and the way that the organization combines research, policy, and communications is truly unique--and uniquely impactful. The work is always challenging and constantly evolving, which is one of the reasons why so many folks stay for so long. It's also a really people-friendly organization that places a high value on (and invests money in) staff satisfaction, professional development, and nurturing a strong, positive culture.
As others have noted, the demands on staff are high and the volume and pace of work can get overwhelming at times. This is probably no different from any leading national/international nonprofit, but it's an issue that the Institute is constantly grappling with.
I applied through other source. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Guttmacher Institute (New York, NY) in February 2014.
The first interview was a phone interview that lasted approximately 20-25 minutes. About 3 days later, I was asked to come in for an in-person interview. I met with 4 different people, each one-on-one interviews. At the end of those interviews (which lasted approx 1.5 hours), I took a math test to assess research skills. The entire interview took approximately 3 hours.
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